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PJS Presents: Freddie Grigson
Wednesday 08 December 7.00pm
The Perth Jazz Society (PJS) are proud to present an evening of original jazz by guitarist Freddie Grigson.
Freddie Grigson brings together a fantastic group to play some original music, and jazz standards. The evening will display the talents of some of the finest musicians in the country including Grant Windsor, Jaden Blockley, Chris Tarr, and Alistair Peel.
Come along and see these incredible musicians display their craft.
More about Freddie Grigson:
Freddie Grigson has been at the forefront of Australia’s ever-evolving jazz scene for the past 35 years. His artistic virtuosity and authentic interpretation of the Jazz language has earned him a reputation as one of the country’s most in-demand guitarists. He currently holds the position of head of Jazz Guitar studies at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). Beginning his musical career in Melbourne, Freddie moved to Perth in the early 1980’s where he continues to perform, teach, record and develop his skills and unique sound. Armed with an extensive and increasing number of original compositions along with the ability to continually reinvent the standard jazz repertoire, Freddie delivers a harmonic sensitivity, together with an instinctive melodic flair. He is an experienced and sought-after sideman, working alongside legendary artists such as Sammy Davis, Jr and Shirley Bassey. He is also a headliner in his own right and has shared the stage with jazz giants, including Joe Pass and John Scofield. Freddie has released two albums, Bluezone in 1997 and Past and Present, released in early 2012.